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Brief History

The University of Northeastern Philippines has its humblest beginning in 1948 when a young lawyer, Felix Ordas Alfelor Sr., who was to become Governor of Camarines Sur later; and his young teacher-wife Dr. Remedios Rigoroso Alfelor, started to operate a school in a small rented downtown of then the Municipality of Iriga.

The school known as offer complete Mabini Memorial School high school and degree courses in Education and Liberal Arts. The very encouraging response of the public of the quality of instruction and services offered by the new school was manifested by the ever increasing student enrollment year after year both on High School and College Levels.

This enrollment trend prompted the young founder to buy a 17-hectare swampland, a garbage dumping are of the Municipality to developed as the future site of the physical development in the newly acquired site went hand-in-hand with the continues curricular and instructional staff development of the school in the few years that followed after the school, transferred to its new site, the student enrollment registered a tremendous increase with the college now offering an expanded and more diversified degree and non-degree courses.

Total land and physical plant development was completed in the early 1960's. In 1974, the College was granted by the Department of Education its University status and become known as the University of Northeastern Philippines Today, the University offers a post-tertiary of graduate course in Education, Business and Public Administration aside from the tertiary courses offering in Law, Nursing, Commerce, Education, Liberal Arts, Social Work, Criminology, Engineering, Architecture, Midwifery, etc. The University also offers complete high school, elementary and kindergarten courses.


Produce World-Class quality graduates who have Faith in God, Love for family, Integrity and Excellence by maintaining educational system that is relevant and responsive to the changing needs and challenges of the country as well as the Global Society.


To be a World-Class University at the forefront of providing accessible, excellent quality education for all.


Total development of the human person who shall be globally competitive

Pledge of Loyalty

Conscious of my duties and responsibilities as a graduate of the University of Northeastern Philippines, I solemnly promise to uphold and defend at all times, the ideas and principles of my Alma Mater, to be loyal to her and to do my utmost to live a clean and useful life, I make this pledge as an acknowledgement of my dept of gratitude to the University of Northeastern Philippines. So help me God.

"The legacy that our parents gave and thought us, the love for the people, love for education, and love for God, we continue to improve each and every programs we offer for our students. We make sure our students achieve their goals in life. We have the most state-of-the-art facilities for all programs we offer and we continue to enhance and improve our amenities for a much better learning experience."

Vice President for Finance, UNEP

"We have so many successful graduates of this University. The former President of Bicol University Dr. Susana C. Cabredo is our product.Not to mention in the public schools we are able to produce several School Division Superintendent. We only do not provide high-quality education but we also allow our students to be exposed to the real work settings through the practicum programs of all the courses in the University."

Vice President for Academic Affairs

"I chose UNEP as my school for the start of my college life because of the quality of education they are offering to students. I never regret being a part of the university because of the quality of education they give their students and the staff or the college is so accommodating when it comes with our needs. That’s the reason why I still continue to pursue my Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the University of Northeastern Philippines."

BS in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Cum Laude
Master in Business Administration (MBA), Student

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